Welcome to EnviroComp Consulting, Inc.

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We master the proficient use of computational methods in environmental sciences.

In particular, many of our investigations deal with atmospheric sciences and the computer simulation of transport and fate of pollutants in the atmosphere. Testimonials are presented here.

Selected Projects

Highway 5 Traffic Collision

A fatal traffic collision occurred at 5:10 PM Local Time on October 13, 2009, along the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 within 1 mile north of State Route 119 in Kern County, California. A total of 11 vehicles collided, and 6 of the vehicles caught fire. [Read More]

BioLab Fire

On May 25, 2004, a warehouse containing pool chemicals at the BioLab, Inc. facility in Conyers, GA, experienced a fire. This caused the evacuation of an area nearly 1 mile downwind of the facility and the shutdown of I-20 for several hours. [Read More]

IBM San Jose Toxic Case

Plaintiffs argued that they had suffered work related injuries due to their workplace exposures to chemicals at IBM’s disk drive manufacturing facility in San Jose. Plantiff's experts used an advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) model in this case. [Read More]

Idaho Growers

In 1999 and 2000, Oust® herbicide was sprayed on more than 50,000 acres of rangeland in South Central Idaho. Subsequently, contaminated dust was resuspended and and deposited over downwind agricultural fields, injuring Idaho farmers’ crops. [Read More]

TOSCO-Carson Refinery Fire

At approximately 4:49 p.m. on Monday, April 23, 2001, a fire broke out in the Coker processing unit at Tosco's Los Angeles Refinery, Carson Plant. A series of litigation cases against TOSCO et al. arose from this event. [Read More]

Air Quality Issues in the Beverly Hills High School Area, Beverly Hills, CA

This is a litigation case in which plaintiffs claim that local industrial emission in Beverly Hills, CA have impacted the area surrounding Beverly Hills High School. [Read More]

Proposed Andrade Road Composting Facility in Sunol, CA

In 2006, the Alameda County Waste Authority and Board proposed the construction of the Andrade Road Composting Facility in Sunol, CA. [Read More]

The Atmospheric Release on January 5, 2001 from a Chemical Facility in Geismar, LA

This incident was initiated by a power outage within the chemical facility that resulted in a loss of the instrument air supply for the plant. [Read More]

Arts St. Fire in New Orleans, LA

A warehouse fire in New Orleans, LA on May 14, 2004 produced a visible plume that traveled in the neighboring areas. About 1,000 Plaintiffs claimed adverse effects caused by the chemicals in the fire plume. [Read More]

Evaluation of Possible Agricultural Damage from Alleged Herbicide Drift from a Crop Duster

This litigation case dealt with alleged herbicide drift of pesticides from a crop duster, with consequent damage over young tomato plantings. [Read More]

Possible Airborne Contamination of Legionella Bacteria in the Lens Region of France

In the period November 6, 2003 - January 4, 2004 outbreaks of Legionella epidemics were reported in the Lens region of France. [Read More]

Fisher et al. v. Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp. et al. - Case Study in McIntosh, AL

The plaintiffs in this case were claiming property damage resulting from DDT emissions from the Ciba facility in McIntosh, Alabama. [Read More]

Monsanto Case

On September 18, 1998, at about 10:38 AM local time, at the Monsanto Company Plant in Luling, LA, a pipe nipple fractured allowing a release of ammonia gas into the atmosphere. [Read More]

Comparative Study of Air Pollution Impact from two Chimneys in Southeast Bulgaria

Hadek Protective Systems retained the services of EnviroComp Consulting, Inc. to model the impacts of different emission scenarios for the Maritsa East 2 Power Station, Units 5 & 6 in Southeast Bulgaria. [Read More]

The Development of AERMOD-Ready Meteorological Data for the SCAQMD

EnviroComp developed meteorological input files that will fill the same role for AERMOD as those currently maintained by AQMD for use with ISCST3, to be downloadable by modelers for regulatory applications of AERMOD within the AQMD. [Read More]

Prediction of the Transport of Toxic Agents Over Urban and Rural Areas in Kuwait

In December 2002, Dr. Paolo Zannetti was invited to visit Kuwait City by the Kuwait Institute of Scientific Research for the purpose of developing a gas dispersion model and emergency response system for the state of Kuwait. [Read More]

Traffic Collision and Visibility Issues, Fresno County, CA

On Saturday, 16 October 2004 a traffic collision occurred on California Avenue, 100 feet east of Bryan Avenue in Fresno County. At the time of this collision there was large cloud of dust covering the roadway. [Read More]

Carbon Monoxide Indoor Contamination in an Apartment in San Francisco, CA

This case involved claims of carbon monoxide (CO) contamination and consequent adverse health effects for the renter of an apartment in San Francisco, CA, as a consequence of exposure to CO poisoning from a defective wall furnace. [Read More]

Ipiranga Shell Site, Brasil

In 2005, EnviroComp Consulting, Inc. was retained by Shell International Limited to provide technical advice on issues concerned with air quality claims (Notice of Infraction for odors) by the Federal General Attorney's Office in Brasil. [Read More]